Application Process

PhORCAS logoApplications are due via PhORCAS by Dec. 29. In addition to the required materials outlined in PhORCAS, applicants will need to complete two essay responses. See below. Note: letter of intent must be no more than one page in length.

As part of your Virginia Mason PGY1 residency application please submit, via Phorcas, two essay responses. Each response should be no more than 250 words in length, contained in one document and answer the following questions.

  1. What does the following statement mean to you?  “Without standards there can be no improvement.”
  2. Tell us about a time when you felt like you were able to perform at the top of your skillset, as a pharmacy student or healthcare professional.


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